National Aviation Academy

Clearwater, FL, US - Aviation Maintenance Since 1969 Bedford, MA, US - Aviation Maintenance Since 1932 National Aviation Academy is considered one of the top Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved Part 147 Aviation Maintenance Training Schools in the world, NAA developed its curriculum to produce the most qualified graduates for the industry. Hands-on training and advanced classroom instruction are this school\nulls tools to ensure a successful learning environment. Students pass the FAA examination in the top 15% nationwide. NAA offers a full-time, comprehensive program leading to the FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Technician Certificate. Aviation Maintenance Professional (AMP) Program The AMP program combines Airframe & Powerplant with Avionics to give you the best well-rounded Aviation Maintenance Education currently available. AMP graduates are highly desired by Aviation Maintenance Employers and the AMP program only takes about 21 months to complete or 3,000 hours. This program is currently being offered at the Florida campus. Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) Program
This program prepares students for their oral and practical examinations that are required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in order to obtain their Airframe and Powerplant license. The program in Florida is 14 months (2000 hours) in length and the New England program is 15 months (2100 hours) in length. Avionics The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment as Aviation Maintenance Professionals with avionics training complimenting the FAA Airframe and Powerplant certificate or aviation maintenance experience. The program is designed for individuals with aviation maintenance experience or individuals holding an Airframe and Powerplant certificate. Aviation and Aerospace Industry requirements for Aircraft Maintenance Technicians with strong avionics training are in high demand and there are not enough quality individuals to fill the need. The Avionics Technology Program is designed to meet the immediate needs of the industry and set an educational standard that helps support this technical manpower requirement for years to come. The program will further prepare students for the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) License; elements 1 and 3. This is a Federal credential that is to be earned by students and will position them even further for employment in the field of study. The Avionics Technology Course is 7 Months, 3 Terms, 1000 hours; 500 Theory and 500 Lab! Avionics systems are now an integral part of all aircraft design and have vastly increased aircraft capability. You will learn to repair and maintain components used for aircraft navigation, radio communications, weather radar systems, and other instruments and computers that control flight, engine, and other primary functions. There are literally hundreds of critical topics covered in the Avionics Technology course. Several of those topics include: Line Maintenance of Avionics Systems, Operation of the Global Positioning System (GPS), Wire Component and Soldering Techniques, Avionics Integration Management, and Human Factors training. AVIATION MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (AVAMM-AS) ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE The Aviation Maintenance Management Technology program is accomplished through a partnership between National Aviation Academy (NAA), Clearwater, Florida and St. Petersburg College. The program provides the opportunity for students who have successfully completed all the course requirements of study and who have been certified with the Aviation Maintenance Program for Airframe and Powerplant Technology, through the passage of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exams, to pursue the college level education appropriate for management and supervision. The Aviation Maintenance Technology program, offered through NAA, consists of instruction and practical training in the maintenance, repair, inspection, and troubleshooting of different types of aircraft. The student must meet all NAA entrance and tuition requirements. The graduates of this A.S. Degree in Aviation Maintenance Management Technology would also be eligible to transfer to the Bachelor of Applied Science Degree (BAS) in Technology Management. About National Aviation Academy - Florida National Aviation Academy began training Aircraft Mechanics in 1969, and was licensed by the FAA in 1970. The school operates in both a large classroom and office facility as well as a hangar facility. All "hands-on" training is performed in both lab classrooms and a maintenance hangar located 1.5 miles east of the classrooms at the St. Petersburg / Clearwater International Airport. The classrooms encompass over 30,000 square feet in a college campus style environment located in Clearwater, Florida. The 12,000 square foot hangar is located at the St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport in the Tampa Bay (Suncoast) area. The Suncoast offers the opportunity to enjoy miles of white sand beaches and almost year-round sunshine. In the area are Florida\nulls most famous attractions; Busch Gardens, Disney World, Epcot Center, Sea World and professional sports teams. National Aviation Academy is a nationally recognized aviation maintenance training school. NAA\nulls programs prepare students for certification by the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certification is required to perform maintenance and repairs on aircraft from small propeller-driven planes, to the largest jets. National Aviation Academy provides a broad aviation maintenance education that gives students the knowledge and confidence they need to be successful as Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMTs). The program encompasses 44 areas of aviation technology and the regulations involved. Approximately half of the training time is spent working directly on aircraft, engines, and associated equipment for both jet powered and piston powered aircraft. NAA\null\nulls highly qualified instructors have many years of industry experience and most importantly they have a genuine passion for instructing the next generation of aviation maintenance professionals. Emphasis is placed on the student\nulls mastery of career-related skills and building of self-confidence for entry into the industry upon graduation. About National Aviation Academy - New England Established in 1932 and formerly East Coast Aero Tech, WyoTech, is based at Hanscom Air Field and is comprised of 36,000 square feet of space for labs, shops, classrooms, and administrative offices. Hanscom Air Field is one of the busiest airports in New England serving both military and civilian aviation requirements. Two buildings form a campus that puts all activities within easy walking distance. The John T. Griffin, Sr. Building, is located on the flight line and is 30,000 square feet. It houses the school\null\nulls administrative offices, several spacious classrooms, as well as shop/lab hangar areas for the AMT curriculum. The Catherine A. Mayo Building is a 6,000 square foot facility and contains modern classrooms and labs. Located just 15 miles northwest of Boston, Massachusetts, the school is in the town of Bedford, an attractive historic area between the towns of Lexington and Concord, near the Minuteman National Park. Shops and labs are equipped with aircraft and aircraft system mock-ups used to train students in the repair of today\nulls state-of-the-art aircraft. Federal Pell Grants, Federal Stafford Student Loans, Federal PLUS loans, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, VA Benefits, are available for those who qualify. The New England campus is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT). Current enrollment is between 120 and 150 students. Graduates of NAA are currently serving technician positions with such exciting and well known companies as JetBlue Airways, Continental Airlines, Honeywell, Southwest Airlines, Cessna, Delta Airlines, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, MESA Air Group, TIMCO, PEMCO, URS, ASA, AEROTEK, and many more. Expert instructors provide personal attention to help each student rapidly progress from basic to advanced projects. The total program is specifically designed to achieve results in 14 months for the Florida campus and 15 months for the New England campus. NAA incorporates an innovative "Team Academics" program designed to teach students how to work in a team setting. NAA\nulls Team Academics program has received praise from many industry leaders. Students may experience challenges in their decision to attend school. NAA offers counseling services through their unique Mentor Program. NAA provides student job placement assistance both before and after graduation and can boast a 98% placement rate. Students receive assistance in writing resumes, and developing job interview skills. National Aviation Academy is committed to meeting the demands of the aviation maintenance profession. This world class AMT educational institution continues to hit the mark for the industry. For an exciting, challenging career, and association with the best of aviation maintenance schools please visit National Aviation Academy on the web at or e-mail at or phone at 800-659-2080.